Staunton Mennonite Church

2405 3rd St - Staunton, VA 24401
Phone 540 886-5869
Office hours Monday and Friday, 9am until 1pm
Kevin Gasser, Pastor - 540 292-4507
Glenn Zendt - Elder - Phone 886-3550

“Love, Hope, and Light in the Community”

November 1, 2009  ~  No 44 ~ Vol. XLIII


The beauty of nonconformity” -Led by Garlan Yoder



Announcements:  Garlan Yoder
Call to Worship
Children's Time: Pastor Kevin Gasser


Worshiping in Song:  Glenn Zendt
Moments in Missions: Ronald Friesen
Offering:  Garlan
Sharing/Congregational Prayer


Scripture Reading: Hebrews 9:11-14
God is listening" Pastor Kevin


Hymn of Response: Glenn
Benediction: Pastor Kevin


Next Sunday’s offering will be split evenly between Virginia Mennonite Conference and Virginia Mennonite Missions.

The play The Cotton Patch Gospel will be performed today at ShenanArts in Verona at 3:00. Tickets are available at the door.

The 8th annual Festival of Praise will be held today at 4 pm at Eastern Mennonite High School auditorium. Various groups will sing, and then join a mass chorus led by Jay Hartzler. The offering will benefit earthquake disaster relief in L’Aquila, Italy in cooperation with Swiss and Italian Mennonites, and supported by Virginia Mennonite Missions.

There will be a fellowship meal following the church service next Sunday in honor of Ronald and Mim Friesen. Please bring a covered dish to share with those in attendance.

There will be an evening of praise and an installation service for Beryl Jantzi as the next Southern District overseer on November 15, beginning at 6:00 pm at Springdale.

A Chuck Wagon Gang concert will be held November 15, 2:30 pm at Park View Mennonite, to benefit the VMRC Good Samaritan Annual Fund. Advance tickets are available at VMRC for $15.00. Tickets will also be available at the door for $17.00 (children admitted free)

Prayer Concerns:

  • Tyson Woody, a 2-year-old suffering from a brain tumor and on Hospice
  • Monica Barlow, suffering from stage four lung cancer

Hebrews 9:12, “He entered once for all into the Holy Place, not with the blood of goats and calves, but with his own blood, thus obtaining eternal redemption.”

Thank you for joining us in worship today.  If this is your first time at Staunton Mennonite,
please fill out the “Welcome” card in the back of the pew and place it in the offering plate.

Sunday, October 25, 2009

Worship attendance 39
Offering $1452.20

Next Sunday, November 8,  2009
Sunday School Leader ~ Glenn Zendt
Worship Leader ~ Marlene Wenger
Music Leader ~ Garlan Yoder

Staunton Mennonite Church
Photo by A. D. Strickland

"No one truly knows Christ unless they follow Him daily in life" - Hans Denck